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. >> reporter: kxix 5. >>> lawmakers are pressing the obama administration to move back the deadlines for people to sign health insurance. >> reporter: the obama administration is promising to ticks the new health care web site by the end of november. a group of senate democrats is looking for more. >> what i'm proposing is that we extend the period in which people can enroll so we can make sure we get as many people who want health insurance able to enroll and be able to be covered. >> reporter: new hampshire senator jane sheheen is calling the roll-out a disaster. she sent a letter to the president urging him to push back the deadline. many republicans are also frustrated with the launch of healthcare.gov. darrell isa of the reform committee says he may issue subpoenas to the health and human services department. >> so that we can, on half of the american people straighten out as much as can be straightened out, which is above the water, the 90% below the water like an iceberg, the other problems in obama care. >> reporter: contractors pointed to last-minute design changes for th
for them as well as a civil penalty. >>> this week the obama administration will face more pressure to reveal how many people signed up online for health care coverage. it's a question republicans are asking after the troubled roll-out of a new web site. the site -- the application, enrollment system went down. the secretary of health and human services kathleen is a deal use will appear on wednesday. >>> a spanish newspaper saying the u.s. spied on more than 60 million phone calls in spain in one month alone. suzanne mcguinness has the latest on the first round of headaches, also the strained relations between the u.s. and its allies. >> a european union delegation in d.c. this morning to meet with white house aids, members of congress. they're expressing outrage at reports the nsa has been eavesdropping on as many as 35 world leaders. >> think repair work to do. think have hard questions need to ask of the nsa about what's happening in this program. >> reporter: the visit comes on the heels of a new revelation from a german newspaper, which says the nsa listened in on german chan
obama returned from boston to his home decked out in orange and blue lights, spiderwebs and ghoulish pumpkins. coming up, anne makovec with how authorities will be checking up on predators who should have nothing to do with trick or treaters later tonight. >>> it's one local high school where everyone knows everyone. but they are not complaining about it. why this student teacher ratio works for both students and parents in this week's "cool school." >> eyes burning, tingling, want to sneeze. >> well, it's a popular hot sauce burning up more than just your tastebuds. and one california city apparently can't take the heat. the city now willing to feel the burn coming up. >> stormy day across parts of the u.s. but here in the bay area, looking very nice. we'll have your halloween forecast coming up. >> and we have some mass transit troubles now. delays for caltrain and ace. we'll have the latest on that after the break. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute? you can ask a question or even share a gripe by e-mailing us at crazy@kpix.com. or you can tweet m
because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. >> reporter: in prepared testimony, secretary sebelius blamed contractors hired to build the website for the centers for medicare and medicaid services or cms. she says unfortunately a subset of those contracts for healthcare.gov have not met expectations. >> do you swear that the testimony you are -- >> reporter: but in testimony last week, those contractors said the real problem was with cms, which demanded last-minute changes and did not allow enough time to fully test the website. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: ed head of cms says fixes since the launch have improved the website. >> you're saying the system right now is working? >> it's working, just not at the speed we want and at the success rate we wanted. >> reporter: contractors say they warned the obama administration about the glitches weeks before the launch. members of congress say they want to know when sebelius first learned of the problems and who did she tell. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> presid
obama's inner circle contemplated dropping joe biden to help him get re- elected in 2012. cocaine pumpkins, canadian border officials discovered pumpkins stuffed with cocaine in the passenger's luggage at montreal airport yesterday. police are investigating that. and ipad air. the new ipad comes out in stores today. remember, you can follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and the halloween candy isn't gone yet. we already have a christmas controversy hand over a christmas ornament sweater. hallmark changed the lyrics to "deck the halls" so is says fun apparel instead of gay apparel. customers blasted the company on social media. hallmark is surprised but has no plans to stop selling the sweater. >>> 6:17. it's a yard sale like never before. oprah winfrey is selling items from four of her homes. a bunch of stuff, paintings, and other things to be sold off, 317 personal belongings available for preview at the santa barbara polo an racquet club. she is downsizing to decorate and to donate. auction proceeds will benefit oprah's leadership academy foundation. >> i bet she has a lot of goo
the nation's trouble plagued healthcare website and as susan mcginnis reports, a top obama administration officials faces tough questions. >> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will be in the hot seat today testifying in front of a house committee about problems with healthcare.gov. >> the president should ask the secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius to resign her position because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. >> reporter: in prepared testimony, secretary sebelius blamed contractors hired to build the website for the centers for medicare and medicaid services or cms. she says unfortunately a subset of those contracts for healthcare.gov have not met expectations. >> do you swear that the testimony you are -- >> reporter: but in testimony last week, those contractors said the real problem was with cms, which demanded last-minute changes and did not allow enough time to fully test the website. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: marilyn taviner, the head of cms, says fixes
the image of the affordable care act. this week president obama will visit volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for the health insurance. the healthcare.gov website repeatedly crashed into the first month and was even down for repairs this weekend. republicans are increasing calls now to delay change or end the health care reform plan. >> they are trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles per hour down the expressway. >> the white house says by the middle of the month it will release numbers showing how many people signed up for health coverage during the first month of the enrollment period. officials say the numbers will be lower than what they had hoped for. >>> president obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first fundraising spring since june. >>> a san francisco park is about to get a major makeover. construction is set to begin at dolores
obama has another bay area fundraising trip in the works. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in the house and senate races. no word on any other appearances during that bay area swing? the white house is launching a new campaign to rebuild the image of the affordable care act. the efforts begin this week with president obama visiting volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for health insurance. susan mcginnis has the latest. >> reporter: president obama hits the road this week to build public support for the affordable care act. sunday a senior white house aide insisted the president was told the healthcare.gov website would work on day one but says that's no excuse. >> the website failures are absolutely inexcusable and we own that. >> reporter: the website repeatedly crashed in the first month and was down for repairs this weekend. a new poll shows 48% of americans surveyed believe the government has done a poor job of implementing the healthcare law. >> the pr
officials will meet with the european union delegates later today. president obama is already saying there needs to be additional con strants on how the u.s. gathers intelligence. >>> time now is 6: 11. the red sox are one game away from winning the world series. the big crowd watches the game live and at home. >>> and it may taste good on your food, but not everyone likes the burn of hot sauce going down. why the company that makes sriracha feeling the heat. >>> still leftover showers to high def doppler radar and delays at sfo. we'll talk about that coming up. >>> westbound 580 as you head toward the dub lib interchange, we'll have your latest travel time here plus the rest of your morning drive. it is all after this break. ,,,,,,,,,, it's estimated that 30% of the traffic in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and the
obama addressed that concern during a speech in boston. >> if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel the substandard plans we said under the law you have to replace them with quality comprehensive coverage. >> reporter: the obama administration insists the website will be fully functioning by december. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the widespread computer problems aren't the only issues plaguing the rollout of the affordable care act. >> there are now reports that many americans will now pay more for insurance under the new system. here to explain why this is happening is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> so, jill, how many uninsured people are expected to pay more under this new system? >> reporter: the government said it's going to cost about 328 bucks per month per person, right? well, that's a little bit different depending on what group you fall in. so here we had three specific groups of uninsured americans. according to the kaiser family foundation 38% of uninsured americans fall below the poverty line so that me
the sweater. >>> hallmark sweater is trending on twitter this morning. also trending obama approval. the president's approval rating hit an all-time low in a new paul. cbs is considering a new "how i met your mother" spinoff. apple device goes on sale today and dell confirms it was selling a laptop that smelled like cat urine but fixed it. follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and updating you now on our breaking news in milpitas, an injury accident on northbound 680 continues to block at least one lane approaching scott creek. and these are once again a live look at the scene. it was a construction worker and another worker in a work truck. they were working to remove a sign on the shoulder when another driver rammed into that truck and one person was killed. another worker suffered minor injuries. so you can see the investigation out there now. and some of the delays beginning to grow on our sensors coming up northbound. so it looks like the backups begin right around jacqueline in milpitas. the accident is on the fremont milpitas border. consider using 880 as an alternate while the
and promised things will be fixed by the end of november. president obama is taking his share of the blame. >> there's no denying it, right now the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck, and i am not happy about it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> the president spoke yesterday in boston where he assured people the healthcare reform program will live up to its promises. he said massachusetts healthcare reform program also had glitches when it began in 2006 and those problems were solved. >>> 4:42. if you like mcdonald's brew in the morning you could soon enjoy a cup of joe right from the comfort of your own coffee pot. >> and a jewel thief uses her age to get away with it. how one granny's epic heists are inspiring hollywood. ,,,,,,,,,, 83 years old doris payne has struck again! she is accused of lifting a 22- thousand dollar ring from a >>> well, she hardly looks like an international jewel thief about 83-year-old doris payne struck again. she is accused of lifting a $22,000 ring from a store near palm springs. the manager who didn't w
at an obama administration war room obtained by congressman darrell issa, a republican from southern california. >>> every year millions of people donate their blood for free. but wait until you see what christin ayers discovered happens to those free donations. it's a story you will only see right here on kpix 5. >>> reporter: watson gives blood to help her community. >> saving a life is priceless. >> reporter: but her donation doesn't stay local or priceless for long. at blood banks like this one that the red cross runs in oakland, blood gets separated into products, red blood cells, plasma and platelets. >> we get the most out of each donation that way. >> reporter: the red cross's bay area spokesman jared schultzman says it's an expensive process. >> for us to collect, test and process the blood and distribute it, we incur great fees. >> reporter: the cost has to be passed on and that's why blood is big business. >> it is one very valuable commodity. >> reporter: arthur kaplan is one of the country's leading experts on blood. >> think of it as oil. it has to be refined and moved
obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th the at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first local fundraising swing since he visited palo alto in june. >>> 4:35. another check of weather. 42 degrees when i got in my car this morning. a little chilly outside. things are changing in a hurry. freezing temperatures in the north bay valley. looks like we will see a warmer day ahead by the afternoon as high pressure moves overhead. right now a cold start to the morning. the lights are on on the bridge. remember that? that's kind of nice to see out there. nice clear skies as well all around the bay area. the temperatures getting cold in spots again. 41 in concord. 44 san jose. a chilly 36 in santa rosa. 32 degrees and freezing at the airport in napa. by the afternoon we are expecting more sunshine. temperatures probably going to be a little bit warmer today. let's plan on 60s, maybe low 70s well inland as you get inside
washington. >> white house officials will meet with the european union delegates later today. president obama is already saying there needs to be additional constraints on how the united states gathers intelligence. >>> former santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa faces more legal problems. a grand jury indicted him yesterday on a false impersonation charge. it's related to a phony mailer. prosecutors say shirakawa conjured up to discredit a san jose city council candidate. shirakawa has already pleaded guilty to stealing public funds he says was fueled by a gambling addiction. he's scheduled to be sentenced in november. >>> a south bay man pleaded no contest to charges he threatened state senator leland ye. prosecutors say everett basham was angry about attempts to banish assault weapons. he sent an e-mail, and when police went to basham's santa clara home they found bomb-making materials and illegal weapons. basham faces up to ten years in prison. >>> happening today, san francisco supervisors will put forward a plan to charge you 20 cents more for a can of soda. the idea coming fr
about when the obama administration was warned about potential problems with the healthcare website. nancy cortes is on capitol hill where health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is facing congress right now. plus do you remember last month when we introduced you to the soldier who made it his mission to rescue the afghan translator who saved his life. we were there last night when that interpreter arrived in the u.s. and, boy, is this a great story? look at this. they were reunited last night at the airport. it's my favorite story of the newscast today. and trouble with the trendiest condiment. the new plant that has neighbors fired up. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. it's a seracha plant. what is it? somebody said it was a sausage. it's wrong. >> they are wrong. you have to try it. >> have some water nearby. all right. have a good day. >> they are laughing in new york. >>> okay, thanks. have a great show. 6:52. game 6 world series in boston at fenway. why getting to boston turned into a very long journey for the cardinals. we'll tell you. >>
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